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The beauties of ancient poetry

The beauties of ancient poetry

intended as a companion to the Beauties of English poetry.

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Published by printed for E. Newbery, and J. Wallis in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 894, no. 26.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[2],xi,[1],204p.
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16919273M

  It is difficult to ascertain exactly what these ancient beauties looked like. Literati of old times described them as having "eyebrows the shape of silkworms and eyes similar to those of a phoenix," but according to folk standards of feminine beauty eyebrows resembled willow leaves, eyes were almond-shaped and lips in the form of a cherry. of ancient Minstrels, aspires to the patronage of the Countess of Northumberland, and hopes that the barbarous productions of unpolished ages can obtain the approbation or the notice of her, who adorns courts by her presence, and diffuses elegance by herFile Size: 3MB.

Clearly, the attributes of youth were considered beautiful in ancient Egypt, but we may also examine more precise elements that were considered beautiful in an individual. In love poetry, as well as hymns to Hathor, the goddess of beauty, some sense of what was considered physically beautiful in people may be found. For example, in many poems. The Eight Beauties of Qinhuai (pinyin: Qínhuái Bāyàn) were eight famous courtesans during the Ming-Qing transition period who resided along the Qinhuai River in Nankin (now Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China).As well as possessing great beauty, they were all skilled in literature, poetry, fine arts, dancing and music. The name originates either from the book Banqiao Zaji (板橋雜記.

Life Studies Life Studies, a collection of poetry and prose by Robert Lowell, published in The book marked a major turning point in Lowell’s writing and also helped to initiate the s trend to confessional poetry; it won the National Book Award for poetry in The book is in four sections. View Test Prep - The creative reproduction of Chinese ancient poetry's phonological beauty in English translation.(Re from MODL at University of New South Wales. ISSN Theory and.


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Genre/Form: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Beauties of ancient poetry. London. Printed for E.

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